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Margery Hoffman Smith papers regarding Timberline Lodge, Oregon, 1939-1948

Creator:
Smith, Margery Hoffman, 1888-1981
Subject:
Dell, Floyd
Griffith, Emerson J.
Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Or.)
Works Progress Administration
New York World's Fair
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 280 items (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence; writings, speeches and notes; clippings and other printed material; a list of requisitions for interior decoration; sketches; correspondence of Emerson J. Griffith, State Administrator for Oregon's Works Progress Administration; lyrics of George Natanson's song "Hail to Timberline"; and photographs of Griffith and Floyd Dell at Timberline Lodge. Also included is correspondence regarding the WPA crafts exhibit at the New York World's Fair.
Citation:
Margery Hoffman Smith papers regarding Timberline Lodge, Oregon, 1939-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2550 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Sarah Munro, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter, craftsman, and interior decorator. Timberline is a ski lodge in Oregon which was built under the authority of the Works Progress Administration in the 1940s; Smith contributed to its design.
Provenance:
Lent by Sarah Munro, 1982, who served as the Vice President of Friends of Timberline.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Handicraft
Interior decorators
New deal art
Painters
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8695
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210875
AAA_collcode_smitmarg
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Craft
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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